Jane Horrocks


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Jane Horrocks is an actress internationally known as the zany and droll Bubble in the award winning British television sitcom Absolutely Fabulous (1992). She's also remembered as Miss Irvine, an evildoing witch-turned heroine in one her earliest films, The Witches (1990). She received a Golden Globe nomination for her performance of "LV", a ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 5 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

(1998)
Life Is Sweet Nicola
(1990)
Corpse Bride Black Widow Spider / Mrs. Plum
(2005)
(2000)

Filmography

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 2021-2022 Bloods (TV Series)
Wendy
- Episode #2.5 (2022) ... Wendy
- Episode #2.4 (2022) ... Wendy
- Episode #2.3 (2022) ... Wendy
- Episode #2.2 (2022) ... Wendy
- Episode #2.1 (2022) ... Wendy
 2019-2021 The Rubbish World of Dave Spud (TV Series)
Gran Spud / Gran
- The Flipside (2021) ... Gran Spud
- Green Eyed Monster (2021) ... Gran Spud
- The Stowaways (2021) ... Gran Spud
- Look Into Our Eyes (2021) ... Gran Spud
- Duvet Day (2021) ... Gran Spud
 2020 Something Borrowed (Short)
 2020 The Singapore Grip (TV Series)
Sylvia Blackett
- The Singapore Grip (2020) ... Sylvia Blackett
- Engagement (2020) ... Sylvia Blackett
- The Great World (2020) ... Sylvia Blackett
- Singapore for Beginners (2020) ... Sylvia Blackett
 2020 Flack (TV Series)
Tanya Bert
- Clara (2020) ... Tanya Bert
 2006-2020 Little Princess (TV Series)
Little Princess / The Doctor / Princess
- Old (2020) ... Little Princess
- The Long Goodbye (2020) ... Little Princess
- Charm Bracelet (2020) ... Little Princess
- Copy Me! (2020) ... Little Princess
- I Love My Whoopee Cushion (2020) ... Little Princess
 2018 Sky Comedy Shorts (TV Series)
Wendy
- Samson Kayo's New Blood (2018) ... Wendy
 2018 Swimming with Men
Heather Scott
 2018 Claude (TV Series)
Mrs. Shinyshoes / Kimberly / Queen
- Claude Save the Queen (2018) ... Queen / Mrs. Shinyshoes (voice)
- Overgrown (2018) ... Kimberly / Mrs. Shinyshoes (voice)
- Gone Sock (2018) ... Kimberly / Mrs. Shinyshoes (voice)
 2017 Talking with Angels (Short)
Cheryl Rainwell
 2017 Samantha, Lady Birchwood and the overfed dog (Short)
Lady Birchwood (voice)
 2015-2017 Teletubbies (TV Series)
Tubby Phone
- Noise (2017) ... Tubby Phone (voice)
- Yellow (2017) ... Tubby Phone (voice)
- Didgeridoo (2017) ... Tubby Phone (voice)
- Say Hello (2017) ... Tubby Phone (voice)
- Making Sounds (2016) ... Tubby Phone (voice)
 2011-2015 Trollied (TV Series)
Julie
- A Christmas Carol (2015) ... Julie
- Christmas Special (2013) ... Julie
- Episode #3.13 (2013) ... Julie
- Episode #3.12 (2013) ... Julie
- Episode #3.11 (2013) ... Julie
 2015 Inside No. 9 (TV Series)
Liz
- Cold Comfort (2015) ... Liz
 2014 You've Got to Love Christmas (TV Movie)
Narrator (voice)
 2014 Bad Bridesmaid (TV Series)
Narrator
- Lola ... Narrator (voice)
 2014 Lily's Driftwood Bay (TV Series)
Wee Rabbit
- Stop! Watch (2014) ... Wee Rabbit
 2014 Playhouse Presents (TV Series)
Jacky
- The Cruise (2014) ... Jacky
 2014 The Pirate Fairy (Video)
Fairy Mary (voice)
 2013 Pixie Hollow Bake Off (TV Short)
Fairy Mary (voice)
 2013 Jane Horrocks: Isolation (Audio) (Music Video)
Jane Horrocks (singing voice)
 2013 Sunshine on Leith
Jean
 2012 Secret of the Wings
Fairy Mary (voice)
 1992-2012 Absolutely Fabulous (TV Series)
Bubble / Katy Grin / Radio DJ / ...
- Olympics (2012) ... Bubble
- Job (2012) ... Bubble
- Identity (2011) ... Bubble
- White Box (2004) ... Bubble
- Cold Turkey (2003) ... Bubble
 2012 True Love (TV Mini Series)
Sandra
- Sandra (2012) ... Sandra
 2011 Barbra (Short)
Hairdresser
 2011 Little Crackers (TV Series)
Hairdresser
- Jane Horrocks' Little Cracker (2011) ... Hairdresser
 2011 Pixie Hollow Games (TV Short)
Fairy Mary (voice)
 2011 Arthur Christmas
Lead Elf (voice)
 2011 This Is Jinsy (TV Series)
Mrs. Stenton
- Vel (2011) ... Mrs. Stenton
 2011 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series short)
Eliza Fletcher
- My Fair Goalie (2011) ... Eliza Fletcher (voice)
 2011 Coming Up (TV Series)
Felicity
- Magic (2011) ... Felicity
 2011 The Itch of the Golden Nit (Short) (voice)
 2010 The Road to Coronation Street (TV Movie)
Margaret Morris
 2009 Peter Kay's Animated All Star Band: The Official BBC Children in Need Medley (Music Video short)
Fifi Forget-Me-Not (voice)
 2009 Gracie! (TV Movie)
Gracie Fields
 2009 Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure (Video)
Fairy Mary (voice)
 2009 Hit Favorites: Trick or Treat Tales
Fifi Forget-Me-Not / Primrose
 2009 HiT Favorites: Here Comes Spring! (Video)
Fifi Forget-Me-Not (segment: "Fifi and the Flowertots: Flowertot Rainbow") (voice)
 2008 Tinker Bell (Video)
Fairy Mary (voice)
 -2007 Fifi and the Flowertots (TV Series)
Fifi Forget-Me-Not / Primrose
- Grubby Ahoy (2007) ... Fifi Forget-Me-Not (voice)
- Wasps (2007) ... Fifi Forget-Me-Not / Primrose (voice)
- Fun at the Fair (2006) ... Fifi Forget-Me-Not (voice)
- Fifi's Happy Day (2006) ... Fifi Forget-Me-Not (voice)
- Pirate Primrose (2006) ... Fifi Forget-Me-Not / Primrose (voice)
 2006 The Amazing Mrs Pritchard (TV Series)
Ros Pritchard
- Episode #1.6 (2006) ... Ros Pritchard
- Episode #1.5 (2006) ... Ros Pritchard
- Episode #1.4 (2006) ... Ros Pritchard
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Ros Pritchard
- Episode #1.2 (2006) ... Ros Pritchard
 2006 Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties
Meenie (voice)
 2006 The Street (TV Series)
Angela Quinn
- Stan (2006) ... Angela Quinn
- The Accident (2006) ... Angela Quinn
 2005 Jericho (TV Mini Series)
Sadie Swettenham
- To Murder and Create (2005) ... Sadie Swettenham
 2005 Brothers of the Head
Roberta Howe
 2005 Corpse Bride
Black Widow Spider / Mrs. Plum (voice)
 2005 Look I'm Talking (Video)
Presenter
 2005 Vincent and Doug Sports! (Video Game)
Polly (voice)
 2005 Absolutely Fabulous: Comic Relief Special (TV Movie)
Bubble / Katy Grin
 2005 Happy Birthday, Peter Pan (TV Movie documentary)
Tinkerbell (voice)
 2004 White Box (TV Movie)
Bubble
 2004 Wheeling Dealing (Short)
Authentic Newsreader
 2004 Vincent and Doug 3: James Monroe Returns! (Video Game)
Polly (voice)
 2004 The Blue Dragon (TV Series)
Numerous
 2004 Monkey Trousers (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 2003 Wide Eye (TV Series)
Flea / Baby Komodo / Natterjack Toad
- Great Grandma's Birthday (2003) ... (voice)
- Snapdragon Monster (2003) ... Flea / Baby Komodo / Natterjack Toad (voice)
 2002 Robbie the Reindeer in Legend of the Lost Tribe (TV Short)
Donner / Arctic Fox (voice)
 2002 Last Rumba in Rochdale (Short)
Gran (voice)
 2002 Linda Green (TV Series)
Teresa Franklin
- Teresa (2002) ... Teresa Franklin
 2001 Tesco: BBQ (Video short)
Kate
 2001 Ivor the Invisible (TV Movie)
Mum (voice)
 2001 Christmas Carol: The Movie
Ghost of Christmas Past (voice)
 2001 Little Big Mouth (TV Series)
Krystan (voice)
 1999-2000 Foxbusters (TV Series)
Jeffries
- In the Beak-ginning (2000) ... Jeffries (voice)
- One Paw in the Grave (2000) ... Jeffries (voice)
- Peace (2000) ... Jeffries (voice)
- The PrisHener (2000) ... Jeffries (voice)
- Some Like It Otter (2000) ... Jeffries (voice)
 2000 Tesco: VIP (Video short)
Kate
 2000 Mirrorball (TV Movie)
Yitta Hilberstam
 1999-2000 Watership Down (TV Series)
Hannah
- Kidnapped (1999) ... Hannah (voice)
- Friend and Enemy (1999) ... Hannah (voice)
- Lost (1999) ... Hannah (voice)
- A Tale of a Mouse (1999) ... Hannah (voice)
 2000 Born Romantic
Mo
 2000 Lion of Oz
Wimsik (voice)
 2000 Chicken Run
Babs (voice)
 2000 The New Adventures of Spot the Dog (Video)
Narrator (UK version) (voice)
 1999 Tesco: Computer for Schools (Video short)
Kate
 1999 Tesco: Millennium Bug (Video short)
Kate
 1999 Tesco: Scan (Video short)
Kate
 1999 Hooves of Fire (TV Short)
Donner (voice)
 1999 The Flint Street Nativity (TV Movie)
Zoe / Shepherd 2
 1999 Faeries
Huccaby (voice)
 1999 Hunting Venus (TV Movie)
Cassandra
 1998 The Collection (TV Mini Series)
Bubble
 1998 Little Voice
LV
 1995-1998 Crapston Villas (TV Series)
Flossie
- Episode #2.10 (1998) ... Flossie
- Episode #2.9 (1998) ... Flossie
- Episode #2.8 (1998) ... Flossie
- Episode #2.7 (1997) ... Flossie
- Episode #2.6 (1997) ... Flossie
 1997 The Blobs (TV Series)
All Voices (1997) (voice)
 1997 Absolutely Fabulous: Absolutely Not! (Video)
Bubble
 1997 Bring Me the Head of Mavis Davis
Marla Dorland / Mavis Davis
 1997 Wyrd Sisters (TV Mini Series)
Magrat
- Episode #1.6 (1997) ... Magrat (voice)
- Episode #1.5 (1997) ... Magrat (voice)
- Episode #1.4 (1997) ... Magrat (voice)
- Episode #1.3 (1997) ... Magrat (voice)
- Episode #1.2 (1997) ... Magrat (voice)
 1996 Nightlife (TV Movie)
Helen
 1996 Tesco: Packaged Holiday (Video short)
Kate
 1996 Combination Skin (Short) (voice)
 1996 Never Mind the Horrocks (TV Movie)
Various Roles
 1996 Some Kind of Life (TV Movie)
Alison
 1996 Tales from the Crypt (TV Series)
Cammy
- Cold War (1996) ... Cammy
 1995 Tesco: Outpatient (Video short)
Kate
 1991-1995 Performance (TV Series)
Doll Tearsheet / Beatie Bryant / Marta
- Henry IV (1995) ... Doll Tearsheet
- Roots (1992) ... Beatie Bryant
- Nona (1991) ... Marta
 1995 Tesco: Cheerful Sole (Video short)
Kate
 1995 New Order: 1963 (Music Video)
Jane Horrocks
 1994 Butter (TV Short)
Beggar
 1994 Self Catering (TV Movie)
Marilyn
 1994 Second Best
Debbie
 1994 Stages (TV Series)
Deborah Hayes
- Suffer the Little Children (1994) ... Deborah Hayes
 1994 Deadly Advice
Jodie Greenwood
 1993 Cabaret (TV Movie)
Sally Bowles
 1987-1992 Screenplay (TV Series)
Maggie Hunt / Louise
- Bad Girl (1992) ... Maggie Hunt
- Road (1987) ... Louise
 1992 Red Dwarf (TV Series)
Commander Nirvanah Crane
- Holoship (1992) ... Commander Nirvanah Crane
 1991 Screen One (TV Series)
Gail
- Alive and Kicking (1991) ... Gail
 1991 Came Out, It Rained, Went Back in Again (TV Short)
Learner Lesbian
 1990 Alive from Off Center (TV Series)
Louise
- Road (1990) ... Louise
 1990 Boon (TV Series)
Trisha Downey
- Best Left Buried (1990) ... Trisha Downey
 1990 Life Is Sweet
Nicola
 1990 Memphis Belle
Faith
 1990 The Witches
Miss Irvine
 1989 Alas Smith & Jones (TV Series)
 1989 Victoria Wood (TV Series)
Cathy Warburton
- We'd Quite Like to Apologise (1989) ... Cathy Warburton
 1989 The Fifteen Streets (TV Movie)
Christine Bracken
 1989 The Jim Henson Hour (TV Series)
Anja
- Videotape (1989) ... Anja
 1989 Getting It Right
Jenny
 1989 The Play on One (TV Series)
Pam
- Heartland (1989) ... Pam
 1988 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Pippa Bond
- No Crying He Makes (1988) ... Pippa Bond
 1988 The Dressmaker
Rita
 1988 The Storyteller (TV Series)
Anja
- The True Bride (1988) ... Anja
 1987 First Sight (TV Series)
Natalie
- Leaving Home (1987) ... Natalie
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Played Louise, Clare and Valerie in "Road", a new play by Jim Cartwright - Royal Court Theatre, London See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 1 Article | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)

Children:

Vivian, Molly | See more »

Parents:

Horrocks, John | Horrocks, Barbara
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

If you're still acting when you're old, there's something wrong with you. See more »

Trivia:

Was the subject of an episode in the BBC Family History Series, Who Do You Think You Are? (2004), broadcast on BBC2, 8 February 2006. See more »

Trademark:

Very strong Lancashire accent

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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